Everything Coming to Prime Video in August 2021

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Your guide to all the new movies and shows streaming on Prime Video in the US this month.

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1. 21 (2008)

PG-13 | 123 min | Crime, Drama, History

48 Metascore

"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, Aaron Yoo

Votes: 238,098 | Gross: $81.16M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

Season 1 is Available on Prime Video on August 1

3. Aliens (1986)

R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

84 Metascore

Fifty-seven years after surviving an apocalyptic attack aboard her space vessel by merciless space creatures, Officer Ripley awakens from hyper-sleep and tries to warn anyone who will listen about the predators.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Votes: 678,704 | Gross: $85.16M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

4. All About Steve (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

17 Metascore

Convinced that a CCN cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.

Director: Phil Traill | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Ken Jeong

Votes: 40,967 | Gross: $33.86M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

5. Anaconda (1997)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

37 Metascore

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, Eric Stoltz, Ice Cube

Votes: 100,594 | Gross: $65.89M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

6. Annie (2014)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

33 Metascore

A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne

Votes: 36,269 | Gross: $85.91M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

7. Attack the Block (2011)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

75 Metascore

A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.

Director: Joe Cornish | Stars: John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail, Leeon Jones

Votes: 103,800 | Gross: $1.02M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

8. Bannan (2014– )

30 min | Drama

Mairi MacDonald returns home to the island which she deserted eight years ago. She left to escape her family, the place, its claustrophobia and its customs". Mairi initially returns for the... See full summary »

Stars: Debbie Mackay, Cailean Collier, Domhnall Eoin MacKinnon, Ali MacLennan

Votes: 47

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

9. Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! (2015–2018)

TV-Y7-FV | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The Scooby gang continues to solve mysteries during what could be their last summer together, but monsters and ghouls get in the way of completing their adventures.

Stars: Frank Welker, Grey Griffin, Kate Micucci, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 2,047

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

10. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

89 Metascore

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

Votes: 391,084 | Gross: $128.51M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

11. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

75 Metascore

Barely 21 yet, Frank is a skilled forger who has passed as a doctor, lawyer and pilot. FBI agent Carl becomes obsessed with tracking down the con man, who only revels in the pursuit.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Votes: 886,350 | Gross: $164.62M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

12. Center Stage (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

52 Metascore

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Amanda Schull, Ethan Stiefel, Sascha Radetsky, Christine Dunham

Votes: 21,002 | Gross: $17.17M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

13. Chesapeake Shores (2016– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Drama, Family

A young woman returns to her hometown to help save her sister's failing inn, where she contends with memories and faces from her past.

Stars: Meghan Ory, Barbara Niven, Laci J Mailey, Emilie Ullerup

Votes: 5,993

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

14. City Confidential (1998–2006)

50 min | Crime, Documentary

City Confidential features real life stories in a wide variety of American cities. While many of these stories deal with murder, some also deal with attempted murder, and public officials caught in compromising situations, among other things. The cities featured vary widely in size, from the smallest village to the largest urban areas.

Stars: Paul Winfield, Keith David, David Madison, Marc Wanamaker

Votes: 555

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

15. Delicious (I) (2016–2019)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

A drama series about food, love and infidelity in Cornwall.

Stars: Iain Glen, Dawn French, Emilia Fox, Tanya Reynolds

Votes: 1,645

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

16. Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1992 Video Game)

Action

John McClane just wanted to fetch his wife Holly at the airport but when he arrives there the whole place is overrun by terrorists. Now McClane has to battle hundreds of them in order to prevent their evil plans.

Votes: 146

Available on Prime Video on August 1

17. Dirt Every Day (2013– )

22 min | Sport

Fred and friends create wild off road vehicles of all shapes and sizes and take them places you couldn't imagine.

Stars: Fred Williams, David Chappelle, David Freiburger, Joe Fernandez

Votes: 55

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

18. Elektra (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

34 Metascore

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Will Yun Lee, Kirsten Zien

Votes: 89,823 | Gross: $24.41M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

19. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

PG | 112 min | Action, Biography, Crime

76 Metascore

Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possibly successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

Votes: 127,278 | Gross: $43.00M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

20. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Votes: 99,971 | Gross: $27.09M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

21. Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017–2021)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The series follows Frankie Drake, a female private detective operating in Toronto in the 1920s.

Stars: Lauren Lee Smith, Chantel Riley, Rebecca Liddiard, Sharron Matthews

Votes: 2,080

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

22. Freedomland (2006)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

43 Metascore

A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.

Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson, Edie Falco, Ron Eldard

Votes: 16,007 | Gross: $12.51M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

23. Here We Go Again (2016– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

Maddy Walker is convinced there is a "Walker Woman's Curse" after being born to her mother at the age of 16, and having a child herself at the same age.

Stars: Andra Fuller, Travis Winfrey, Monique Coleman, Scott Bailey

Votes: 133

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

24. Hook (1991)

PG | 142 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

52 Metascore

When Captain James Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 242,962 | Gross: $119.65M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

25. How the Earth Was Made (2009– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

The natural wonders of the world are being explained.

Stars: Corey Johnson, Jonathan Keeble, Tony Prave, Mike Poland

Votes: 720

Season 1 available on Prime Video on August 1

26. In Her Shoes (2005)

PG-13 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine, Anson Mount

Votes: 60,868 | Gross: $32.88M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

27. In Their Own Words (2015– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Biography

Documenting the lives of three of the most pivotal voices of the 20th century - Muhammad Ali, Jim Henson, and Queen Elizabeth II.

Stars: Brian Unger, Don Mischer, Jim Brown, Michael K. Frith

Votes: 39

Season 1 is available on Prime Video on August 1

28. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Adventure, Thriller

87 Metascore

When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Votes: 565,243 | Gross: $260.00M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

29. Jaws 2 (1978)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

51 Metascore

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo

Votes: 75,191 | Gross: $102.92M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

30. Jaws 3-D (1983)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

27 Metascore

A giant thirty-five-foot shark becomes trapped in a SeaWorld theme park and it's up to the sons of police chief Brody to rescue everyone.

Director: Joe Alves | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 42,112 | Gross: $45.52M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

31. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

15 Metascore

Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Votes: 44,270 | Gross: $20.76M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

32. Knowing (2009)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

41 Metascore

M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Rose Byrne, Lara Robinson

Votes: 227,004 | Gross: $79.96M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

33. La Bamba (1987)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music

65 Metascore

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper.

Director: Luis Valdez | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 31,886 | Gross: $54.22M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

34. Machete (2010)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

60 Metascore

After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.

Directors: Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba

Votes: 193,949 | Gross: $26.59M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

35. Made of Honor (2008)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

37 Metascore

A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 69,740 | Gross: $46.01M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

36. Max Payne (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

A troubled NYPD cop is framed for murder and finds himself being hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

Stars: James McCaffrey, Haviland Morris, Chris Phillips, Jane Gennaro

Votes: 14,419

Available on Prime Video on August 1

37. Moneyball (2011)

PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

87 Metascore

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 391,519 | Gross: $75.61M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

38. Mud (2012)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama

76 Metascore

Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.

Director: Jeff Nichols | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepard

Votes: 174,163 | Gross: $21.59M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

39. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett

Votes: 135,608 | Gross: $127.12M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

40. Patriot Games (1992)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

64 Metascore

When CIA analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin

Votes: 107,557 | Gross: $83.29M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

41. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 320,245 | Gross: $198.54M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

42. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

45 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 387,350 | Gross: $59.74M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

43. Predator 2 (1990)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

46 Metascore

The Predator returns to Earth, this time to stake a claim on the war-torn streets of a dystopian Los Angeles.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades

Votes: 153,695 | Gross: $30.67M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

44. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

Votes: 70,461 | Gross: $120.28M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

45. Secret Window (2004)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

46 Metascore

A successful writer in the midst of a painful divorce is stalked at his remote lake house by a would-be scribe who accuses him of plagiarism.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton

Votes: 187,877 | Gross: $48.02M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

46. Sideways (2004)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance